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Samsung Admits Some Apps May Not Scale Properly on Galaxy Tab

09/21/2010, Given the 7-inch screen of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung representatives have acknowledged that some apps may not scale properly on the Android tablet running Android 2.2 Froyo. For its part, Google has publicly stated that Android 2.2 was not designed for...

Google Introduces Gmail with Priority Inbox in Android Market

09/21/2010, Before you whip out your device and start downloading the latest Gmail app update, which is now in Android Market rather than being tied to an actual OS or firmware update, the Gmail app update is Froyo only meaning that it will only be available for the...

LG Vortex heading towards Verizon Wireless in the US

09/21/2010, The holiday season will soon be upon us, where there will be a mad shopping spree, never mind the fact that data suggests we’ve been out of a recession for quite some time already despite feeling otherwise. Verizon Wireless will most probably have...

T-Mobile Android phones to get UMA?

09/21/2010, Over here at Ubergizmo, we are aboslutely, passionately in love with UMA access since it helps us travel continents and keep in touch with family members and friends back home when abroad without ending up with a phone bill large enough to pay for a new...

AT&T Supposedly Cancelled the Motorola Flipout

09/20/2010, Those of you who are waiting for the Motorola Flipout Android smartphone with its unique and compact form factor may be sad to know that the carrier may have cancelled the phone. According to Engadget, which was first to report of the Flipout’s...

Google Android leaps past Microsoft in US smartphone market share

09/20/2010, Google’s Android operating system has surpassed Microsoft where US smartphone market share is concerned, according to ComScore’s latest US smartphone report. Back in July, ComScore reported that Google was right behind Microsoft in terms of...

Rumor: Facebook Phone To Be Android-powered?

09/20/2010, The rumors of a Facebook phone were all over the Internet a little earlier, and despite Facebook’s representatives denying that they’re working on a phone, more speculation has surfaced, and this time, it claims that Facebook will be using...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Preview

09/17/2010, So, is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet an iPad killer? No, because I suspect each tablet will attract two different types of buyers. iPad is a large device, more portable than mobile. It’s copious screen real estate make it more appropriate...

Sony Ericsson has no good news for Android phone users

09/16/2010, Sony Ericsson might have just shot themselves in the foot here with a leaked roadmap update that points toward a couple of Android 2.1-based updates that will be heading towards the direction of the Xperia X10, Xperia X10 Mini, Xperia X10 Mini Pro and...

Viewsonic G Pad Flies Solo With Android 2.2

09/16/2010, After showing off its dual-booting ViewPad 100 tablet at IFA, Viewsonic is back again with the Viewsonic G Pad Android tablet. The G Pad, unlike the ViewPad 100 which can boot into Windows 7 and Android, runs only the Android 2.2 operating system and...

Motorola Android Tablet To Arrive In Early 2011?

09/16/2010, Motorola’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, is hoping that the big M will be ready to introduce its Android-powered tablet sometime early next year. While he credited Android with helping to boost the company’s position in the smartphone market, it was...

HTC Desire HD and Desire Z announced

09/15/2010, HTC’s on a roll lately with a string of winners, concentrating mostly on Android-powered smartphones. Well, the company has just unveiled two more handsets in the form of the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z, where both of them will have the HTC Sense...

Verizon Rolls Out Its V CAST Apps Android Store

09/14/2010, Could Android app stores be the next big thing? Verizon users who rock an Android-powered phone might have noticed a new tab within the Android Market, dubbed V CAST Apps. Word is going around that this store will soon be a standalone product that will be...